One Person's Trash

Unit of 5 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Arts Education
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Science
Social Studies
Language Arts
Issue Area: 
Environment
Focus Question 

What we can do to help alleviate trash problems in our community, state/nation? 

 

Photo Credit:  Trash Pickup by Kelle2ab is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

The purpose of this unit is to help the learners understand the extent of the problems associated with trash and its disposal, and provide them with ideas for recycling and reusing. 

Service Experience 
The learners will be involved in a Community Clean-up Project and host an Art Exhibit and Art Auction as a means to raise funds to support a non-profit organization that sponsors recycling efforts and projects.
Lessons in This Unit